Eric Frederiksen

Eric Frederiksen has been a gamer since someone made the mistake of letting him play their Nintendo many years ago, pushing him to beg for his own, and it's been downhill ever since. Eric takes a multifaceted approach to gaming news and reviews, mixing business analysis, cultural studies, tech and design. Eric has written for outlets like TechnoBuffalo.com, Playboy.com, TabTimes.com, and Kombo.com. In his free time, Eric perfects his napping technique and pursues the elusive perfect cheeseburger.

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Marvel comics can't use Deadpool's movie duds because licensing is weird

Marvel comics can't use Deadpool's movie duds because licensing is weird

Eric Frederiksen

Licensing is weird. When it comes to movies, music, TV, and games, it’s always a surprise to find out who owns what – and everyone wants a cut of the profits when they own something. The latest case comes from Marvel’s Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool. After a long life as a fan favorite superweirdo, Deadpool hit the big time with his self-titled movie. A sequel is a month away. Deadpool is...

Flash, Black Lightning, and the entire Arrowverse will continue as CW renews shows for another season

Flash, Black Lightning, and the entire Arrowverse will continue as CW renews shows for another season

Eric Frederiksen

DC Comics might be struggling at the box office, but they’re killing it at home. When the first episode of Arrow aired in back in Fall of 2012, none of us could’ve imagined the CW’s take on the Green Arrow would not only last into a seventh year, but that it would spawn an entire industry of interconnected comic-based shows. But here we are: The CW has announced the renewal of all of...

Sea of Thieves is Microsoft's fastest-selling new IP this generation

Sea of Thieves is Microsoft's fastest-selling new IP this generation

Eric Frederiksen

Microsoft and Rare’s new pirate simulator Sea of Thieves may have struggled with us critics, but it’s a hit with gamers and Microsoft’s fastest-selling new IP with 2 million copies of the game in players hands already. “The worldwide excitement for Sea of Thieves has made it the fastest-selling first-party new IP of this generation,” said Rare studio head Aaron Duncan in a statement. “...